Warner Robins, Ga. – Adding financial resources for education to its one-stop-shop for veterans, the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center presented its first-ever scholarship last week to a former Army officer.
In a brief ceremony, the Center awarded the General Alfred G. Hansen Scholarship to James Harris, a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program student for his exhibition of leadership, academic achievement, and adherence to military core values.
“His instructor nominated Mr. Read More
September 17, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Ahead of its 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation announced its sponsors for the event. BB&T and Kumho Tire are event sponsors this year and lead a strong group of community organizations and companies committed to supporting the College’s Adult Education Division (AED).
Additional sponsors at the platinum level include, Robins Financial Credit Union; the gold level includes, Read More
August 31, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, an initiative of the California-based company’s foundation, recently named three instructors in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry Division as finalists for its 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence.
As part of a team of trade instructors for the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), the selection places the three CGTC instructors in the running for a share of $1 million in cash prizes amongst a field of six in Georgia and 52 nationwide. Read More
August 23, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – What came about as nothing more than a woman’s mechanical intuition, sparked a 17-year career in the male-dominated field of aviation maintenance (AVMT) for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)’s first female program instructor, Deanne Corbin.
Corbin, a former student at the College, started her journey through the Aerospace, Trade and Industry program in the late 90’s at CGTC in Macon. This happened just as the then, pre-merger, Middle Georgia Technical College Aviation Maintenance program in Warner Robins got off the ground. Read More
August 22, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Onstage in the auditorium of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Warner Robins campus in mid-July, while wielding techniques for shears and clippers on a demo cut, former cosmetology student now master cosmetologist, Preston Werneth, professed there was a point in his life where he didn’t know if he was cut out for this career.
“I did not want to do feet, so I quit again,” Werneth said, to a room full of CGTC’s aspiring cosmetologists and barbers, Read More
August 7, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – The CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship is a new scholarship that became available this summer to students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) thanks to a fund created by CHSGa. CHSGa, a non-profit healthcare system, presented the College’s Foundation with a $6,000 check to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in the LPN program.
CHSGA established their Practical Nursing Scholarship in support of students in the diploma program in pursuit of entry-level careers. Read More
August 2, 2018
Atlanta, Ga. – The Delta Air Lines Foundation announced today that they are continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is one of five Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges rewarded a grant for $50,ooo.
READ the full article here: The Delta Air Lines Foundation issues grants totaling $350K to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs
July 31, 2018
In July, the Global Initiatives Office at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) saw their first cohort of students study abroad in York, England. Students took part in business and humanities courses at York St. John University’s (YSJU) Global Campus.
The trip followed an agreement signed in March which served to solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom. The July trip is the initial step in the partnership, which hopes to see students pursue other articulation routes into YSJU undergraduate programs that are currently under development. Read More
July 31, 2018
Macon, Ga. – Expectations elevated to new heights this summer for one of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) key, student programs. The Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program took part in a variety of activities, empowering students to expand their abilities.
“The REACH sessions, mentor relationships, and student bonding experiences during the educational and cultural field trips this semester served to build a ‘complete’ student,” said Rolandria Tolbert, program specialist and REACH program coordinator for the Institutional Effectiveness Division (IED) at the College. Read More
July 30, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Preparations are underway for the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation’s 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run in support of the College’s Adult Education Division (AED). As the race nears its Saturday, September 8, 2018 start, organizers are seeking key community involvement.
“Supporting the educational goals of adult citizens in our community is empowering,” said Mary Kathryn Borland, race coordinator and member of CGTC’s advancement division. “Each year that we organize this event, Read More
July 24, 2018